Q: Fiance works at permanent mission for United Nations. If we get married, what would his immigration status be?
He is originally from out of country. He's on a 3 year service here in the US. His service will expire end of next year and he would have to go back to his country. If we marry by this year, would he still be eligible to work for the UN and still get an american green card? He currently holds a diplomatic passport.
A: Your situation requires more information and an in person consultation. Immigration is a very complex area of law. It is a lot more than merely filling out forms. You need to retain an immigration attorney to handle all immigration proceedings. This prevents errors that can sometimes prove costly and may even be irreversible. You should always seek to obtain the best attorney that you can afford and not let geographic restrictions stand in the way. Some immigration attorneys will charge a consultation fee, however those that do so, will give full credit if you retain their law firm. Do not let geographic restrictions prevent you from obtaining the best possible attorney. Pick the best lawyer you can find and remember one rule: a good lawyer is generally never cheap, and a cheap lawyer is generally never good so don't choose based on price. Good luck.
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